3 Day Inca Trail to Machupicchu (Challenge)
3 Days Inca Trail is renowned worldwide, attracting people from many countries, because it includes visiting wonderful Incan sites, seeing wonderful landscapes all the way and finally the arrival at one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the most beautiful sungate, Machu Picchu.
For those Travellers who have missed a space on Classic Inca Trail we have a GREAT Alternative trek to Machupicchu (See our 4 Day Salkantay Trek)
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3 Day Inca Trail Challenge Overview
STARTING POINT : Pick-up from Cusco & Sacred Valley Hotel/Airbnb. From 4:30 am to 5:00 am
ENDING POINT: Drop-off in Cusco at Hotel/Airbnb 10:30 pm
DEPARTURE: Daily (Based on Availability). If you are a group of 02 we depart (No matter if you have paid as large group service). We NEVER pass our people onto another operator as most agencies do here in cusco.
HIKING DISTANCE: 46km /26miles
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Level 3. Inca Trail Requires some physical preparation and we Also recommend to Aclimatize 2 days befor we begin the inca trail
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 4,200 m / 12,000 ft
TRANSPORTATION: Private Van/Bus to Km 82 (for our Passengers and staff) Tourist Expedition Train Back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and Bus back to Cusco
ACCOMMODATIONS: 3 Nights in Camping in 4 Season Tents/02 ppl per Tent (Sleeping bag and Self-Inflating air Mat are included)
PORTERING SERVICE: 7 Kilos/14 Pounds Extra Portering service is included. We will provide you a duffel bag for your personal Stuff and (This will be Carried by the porter), Water Bottle, Rain Poncho & Inca Trail T-shirt at the briefing time
MEALS: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 2 tea times + wake-up teas
MACHUPICCHU: Inca Trail Permits & Machupicchu entrance fee Included.
Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night. We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack, whichever is easiest for you to carry. A good size daypack is also essential.
DISCOUNTS (to apply discounts. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
BRIEFING for all our treks is a Night before we do the trek at 6:30pm in our office, But if you want us to come to your Hotel let us know in advance.(You will get a chance to meet you guide and as well as to give you your duffel bags)
STORAGE Most Hotels have storage where you can leave the rest of your stuff while you hike to Machupicchu, But if they dont have a place you can leave your stuff in our storage with no extra cost. (Let us know at the time of briefing)
(You will be joined into a formed group of people who come from different countries/Nationalities): From 04 Persons to 16 Persons (Maximum)
Recommended for Honeymooners, Families with children & Groups of Friends (02 Persons Minimum)
We will come to pick you up in your hotel at 5:00 am. and travel throught sacred valley of the incas and after stoping at ollantatambo we keep going to Piskacucho( trailhead), where we will start hiking. we will see Llactapata (first and biggest quechuan site of the inca trail), and then we keep going on to our first camping spot at Llulluchapampa( 3800m.as.l)
1ST DAY:Total distance: 18 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,650 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 3,650 m (aprox.